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Kalki Koechlin

The Dubai Film Fest Diaries 2015: Why Naseeruddin Shah Is Worth Waiting For!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.13.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

What a beautiful film, what wondrous performances, what a perfect way to describe tragedy and its aftermath for the survivors, without dwelling in pathos or finding a simple way out of its inevitable ending. You know, just so everything can be tidy and easy, as a less talented filmmaker would have done.

Film Margarita With A Straw -- Unexpected Brilliance -- From India

Jim Luce | Posted 05.21.2016 | Arts
Jim Luce

The film Margarita With A Straw is so unexpectedly brilliant, on so many levels, that I was completely mesmerized. Focused on taboo within taboo, the fragility of our collective human condition and the joy and possibility of life, the film is required viewing.

Bollywood, Respectability and Flat Female Leads

Sharanya Haridas | Posted 11.22.2014 | Media
Sharanya Haridas

Beyond the realm of body parts, clothing choices, and sexuality, it is questionable as to whether Bollywood actresses, including Deepika Padukone, have done much to empower women with their body of on-screen work.

Anurag Kashyap Talks Ugly and Bombay Talkies in Cannes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.31.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Apart from his own chapter in the lusciously told omnibus film Bombay Talkies, Kashyap's latest feature Ugly was featured in the Directors' Fortnight program at Cannes this year.

The Trishna Interviews: Michael Winterbottom on Love in a Time of Change

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

In his latest film Trishna, Michael Winterbottom manages to capture the essence of India, the true chaotic blend of beautiful and infuriating that make the country one of the most beloved and talked about destinations in the world.

Kia Makarechi

Anurag Kashyap's ''That Girl In Yellow Boots'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

When director Anurag Kashyap and actress Kalki Koechlin introduced "That GIrl in Yellow Boots" at its New York premiere at the Asia Society, Kashyap n...

Reinventing The Bard: Rajat Kapoor's Hamlet -- The Clown Prince Tours the UK

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

My award for the most creative re-interpretation of Shakespeare goes to Indian filmmaker Rajat Kapoor's production of Hamlet -- The Clown Prince.

That Girl In Yellow Boots Breaks Ground For Indian Cinema at TIFF

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

Director Anurag Kashyap has made an Indian film that doesn't rely on a sexy star and a popular soundtrack, but instead instead seeks to share stories with audiences that are real, difficult and at often times uncomfortable.